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Unit of competency details

SITXLAN005 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to SITXLAN009 - Read and write information in a language other than EnglishMinor changes to PE, KE and AC. 09/Jun/2022
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN33__ - Read and write information in a language other than English• Equivalent • Unit updated to meet the Standards for Training Packages. 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3301 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Arabic) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3302 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Indonesian) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3303 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Cantonese) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3304 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Dutch) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3305 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Finnish) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3306 - Read and write information in a language other than English (French) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3307 - Read and write information in a language other than English (German) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3308 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Greek) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3309 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Hindi) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3310 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Hungarian) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3311 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Italian) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3312 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Japanese) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3313 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Korean) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3314 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Malay) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3315 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Mandarin) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3316 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Polish) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3317 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Portuguese) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3318 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Russian) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3319 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Serbian) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3320 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Spanish) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3321 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Swedish) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3322 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Swiss German) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3323 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Taiwanese) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3324 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Thai) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3325 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Turkish) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3326 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Croatian) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3327 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Bosnian) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3328 - Read and write information in a language other than English (Australian Indigenous languages) 02/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to SITXLAN3329 - Read and write information in a language other than English (AUSLAN) 02/Mar/2016

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 03/Mar/2016


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091599 Language And Literature, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091599 Language And Literature, N.e.c.  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Not applicable.

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to read and write workplace information in a language other than English. It covers reading a range of documents and writing routine documents, such as letters and brief reports.

There is no direct parity with any formal language proficiency ratings or assessment framework, but this unit broadly relates to International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) 3.

This unit applies to all industry contexts and individuals working at many different levels of responsibility. This could include frontline, supervisory or management personnel.

This unit may be customised for training delivery and assessment of proficiency in any language. This unit does not prepare individuals for the role of a translator or interpreter.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Competency Field

Languages other than English

Unit Sector

Cross-Sector

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Read workplace documents written in a language other than English.

1.1.Read routine and non-routine workplace documents.

1.2.Interpret accompanying visual information to support comprehension.

1.3.Identify main ideas, key facts and requirements.

1.4.Identify and take account of document tone and purpose.

1.5.Act on information and respond to requests, seeking assistance where required.

2. Write simple routine workplace documents in a language other than English.

2.1.Prepare accurate routine workplace documents using key words, phrases, simple sentences and visual aids as required.

2.2.Clearly and accurately convey main ideas, facts and details in written text.

2.3.Provide clear written directions and instructions in a correctly ordered sequence.

2.4.Support written communication with use of appropriately sequenced expressions and questions that help define or clarify the goal.

2.5.Write information in appropriate place on standard forms.

2.6.Adhere to workplace and cultural conventions and protocols when preparing written documents.

2.7.Provide written responses to documents in an appropriate form and tone.

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance in this unit, but not explicit in the performance criteria are listed here, along with a brief context statement.

SKILLS 

DESCRIPTION 

Reading skills to:

  • locate technical vocabulary in dictionaries and phrase books.

Oral communication skills to:

  • listen to and note specific information.

Learning skills to:

  • locate key information for work.

Unit Mapping Information

SITXLAN33__ Read and write information in a language other than English

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=68c40a93-e51d-4e0f-bc06-899dff092694

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Not applicable.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the job role, and:

  • read and write information for each of the following workplace documents in a language other than English:
  • brochure or promotional material
  • conference program
  • correspondence
  • menu or wine list
  • report
  • reservation information, schedule or itinerary
  • understand and identify above document purpose, main ideas, key issues, facts, attitude and tone of written texts (infrequent use of a dictionary may be made)
  • demonstrate understanding of meaning with reasonable accuracy when reading above texts related to straightforward everyday situations
  • use linguistic knowledge and skills to communicate meaning effectively in each of the following forms of routine workplace documents (some errors may occur in writing, provided facts are not distorted and meaning is clear):
  • answering queries about products and services
  • conducting simple product and service transactions
  • providing factual information
  • responding to requests for general assistance and factual information.

Knowledge Evidence

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • types of visual information in workplace documents that require interpretation:
  • diagrams
  • forms
  • labels
  • maps
  • signs
  • tickets
  • linguistic knowledge and writing conventions for the language being assessed:
  • grammar, spelling and punctuation conventions
  • features specific to the language
  • vocabulary and sentence structure of the language
  • technical vocabulary required to support specific organisational activities.

Assessment Conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in an operational environment or activity where written communication in languages other than English is required. This can be:

  • an industry workplace
  • a simulated industry environment.

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • industry materials, written in languages other than English.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=68c40a93-e51d-4e0f-bc06-899dff092694